Learning about Bee Keeping in NZ

“If the bee disappeared off the face of the Earth, man would only have four years left to live.” Albert Einstein (allegedly)

This week’s new thing was an Introductory Course in Beekeeping, held at The Beehive Solutions in Drury. 

Keeping bees is one of those things I’ve been vaguely interested in – like keeping chickens and growing my own vegetables – but something I’ve never really found the time to do much about. But at the same time, bees are something that I believe we have a duty to know about, and to help protect. Bees are responsible for around a third of the world’s food supply. They are vital to pollination of plants and crops, and it’s been said that if bees disappeared tomorrow, life wouldn’t last too longPesticide use and deforestation is responsible for declining bee numbers. Continue reading “Learning about Bee Keeping in NZ”

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